Press Releases

February 2014 - Pyranha Announces the New and Improved Zero-Bite Natural Insect Spray

Pyranha® announces the addition of Zero-Bite® Natural Insect Spray to its proven and successful product line of powerful insecticides and odor eliminators for horses, pets, livestock, and residential applications.  Zero-Bite® is a water-based insect fighter that is formulated with Geraniol, peppermint and clove oils to bring you Mother Nature’s most powerful natural alternative for fighting flies and other insects on horses, livestock, dogs, etc.  The oils are suspended in more than 90 percent water, so it is not oily or greasy.  There are no chemical pesticides in Zero-Bite®.  It is safe for use around children and small pets.  Geraniol is a powerful natural ingredient extracted from geranium oil through a unique refining process.  It provides an environmentally friendly and extremely effective insect repellent.  Zero-Bite® repels a wide variety of insects, including house flies, horse flies, stable flies, horn flies, bot flies, mosquitoes, cockroaches, fire ants, fleas, gnats, ticks and lice.  It can be applied directly as a light mist, or to surrounding premises such as infested beds, resting quarters, nearby cracks and crevices, and along baseboards throughout a building. 

Zero-Bite® comes in 4 oz., 8 oz., and 32 oz. pump sprayers.

The Zero-Bite® Concentrate is primarily for barn and residential misting system applications and may be diluted to the ready-to-use concentration.

January 2014 - Pyranha Introduces Odaway™ - Don't mask your odors, eliminate them!

Pyranha continues the expansion of its highly successful product line by introducing Odaway™, a highly effective, water-based, broad spectrum odor eliminator.  Odaway™ is a very versatile biodegradable, non-toxic formulation that provides complete neutralization of unpleasant odors by modifying them (including skunk odor) at the source, without heavy perfuming.  Odaway™ absorbs and destroys odors on contact, leaving the air fresh and clean.  Odaway™ odor eliminator is ideal for use in barns and livestock areas, and on pets and common odors in the home.  It is also effective on hard-to-wash sports equipment, military and law-enforcement protective gear and body armor.  Odaway™ can be misted into the air or safely applied directly to the source of unwanted odors.  Odaway™ comes in 4 oz. and 32 oz. pump sprayers, one gallon containers, and in a 15 oz. BOV (Bag-On-Valve) dispenser. The Odaway™ BOV system is convenient, efficient, and user friendly, requiring no pumping action for use and provides up to 99% product emptying, eliminating waste.  It assures complete and even coverage from beneath an animal as well as from any other angle.  It produces less spray noise and a warmer product discharge to keep animals calmer during application.   

Odaway™ is also designed for use with the SprayMaster® Barn Misting System, and available in 55-gallon drums.

Pony XP Offers Affordable Fly Control for Cost Conscience Horse Owners

For horse owners on a budget, fly season brings with it pocketbook pangs. Pony XP, a new value-priced aqueous equine insecticide spray available nationwide at popular tack and farm stores is offering thrifty horseowners a respite from high summer fly spray costs.

Pony XP kills and repels a wider variety of insects, including stable flies, house flies, bot flies, horse flies, horn flies, face flies, ticks, deer flies, mosquitoes, fleas, gnats and lice. The water-based Pony XP formula is offered in a pleasant citronella scent, and comes in a ready-to-use spray bottle, all at a price well-below comparable national value brands.

Because Pony XP is water-based, it will not attract and collect dirt and grime the way an oil based insecticide would. The formula can be applied as either a spray or wipe, and provides long lasting insect control.

Look for Pony XP’s distinctive red, white and black packaging where you buy your feed and supplies.

Pyranha Announces Sponsorship of 2011 Road to the Horse Legends

Pyranha, the nation's leader in insect control, has announced their sponsorship of the Road to the Horse Legends in Murfreesboro, TN on February 25-27, 2011. Featuring Pat Parelli, Chris Cox and Clinton Anderson, the event also has an all-star cast with host Rick Lamb, founder and producer Tootie Bland and a remuda of horses from the legendary 6666 Ranch.

As part of their sponsorship, Pyranha will be handing out product samples to Road to the Horse attendees. Wipe N' Spray, a favorite of show horse owners, will be distributed during the three days of the sold-out event.

A pyrethrum-based formula that is applied directly on the animal, this ready-to-use product provides fly protection and imparts a high sheen to the hair when brushed out. Wipe N' Spray is citronella scented, contains lanolin as a coat conditioner and provides effective protection results with only 1 to 2 ounces per head. Effective on biting flies, mosquitoes, gnats, fleas and ticks, Road to the Horse attendees will soon find Pyranha to be their new favorite equine product.

In addition to handing out free samples of product, Pyranha will have a vendor booth inside the Tennessee Miller Coliseum. Horse owners are encouraged to stop by with any questions or to pick up product information and brochures.

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Pyranha Offers Horse & Dog Pyrethrin Shampoo With Benefits

Pyranha, the nation's leader in insect control, offers horse and dog owners a shampoo with benefits. Pyranha Pyrethrin Shampoo provides cleaning power, detangling prowess and fly control in one convenient product.

Pyrethrin Shampoo works double duty as you can use the same product on both your horses and dogs. Instead of buying two or even three products for your four-legged friends, Pyranha offers an all-in-one solution.

An insecticidal shampoo rich in coconut conditioners, Pyrethrin Shampoo aids in building body, luster and groomability to your animal's coat. While controlling stable flies, horse flies, deer flies, face flies, gnats and mosquitoes on horses, it is highly effective against fleas, ticks and lice when used as directed on dogs.

Pyrethrin, an organic compound found in chrysanthemums, provides both quick knock-down and insect death. By pairing pyrethrin with piperonyl butoxide, an insecticide synergist, Pyranha Pyrethrin Shampoo provides extremely effective protection. Available in a convenient, ready-to-use 32 ounce bottle, no mixing is required.

Win FREE Pyranha Prize Packages by Becoming a Fan On Facebook

With fly season fast approaching, Pyranha, the nation's leader in insect control, would like to give fans a chance to win free product, halters and more! By becoming a fan on Facebook, you will be automatically entered to win two monthly give-aways along with the chance to participate in additional prize-winning contests.

Each month starting in April, a member of the Pyranha family of products will be featured and two randomly selected Facebook fans will receive a free bottle of that product as well as a bright yellow rope halter.

Additional contests will be held on Facebook, giving fans the opportunity to win Pyranha products, Ken McNabb DVDs, hay bags, tail bags, and a lesson with reining champion Josh Visser. One lucky grand prize winner will receive a SprayMaster Barn System complete with everything you need for a fly and pest-free barn.

Facebook fans will also have the opportunity to chat with other like-minded fans in discipline-based discussion groups. Special Q&A sessions with Pyranha endorsees will be announced and fans can get answers to their problem specific questions.

For your chance to win, simply become a fan of Pyranha on Facebook. Go to, click "become a fan" and you'll automatically be entered for monthly prize packages.

Clinician Ken McNabb Endorses Pyranha

A true blue American cowboy with a boyish enthusiasm for life and strong family values, Ken McNabb grew up in a traditional ranching family in the mountains of Wyoming . This modern day Roy Rogers knew from a young age that he wanted to help others. As a boy he was unsure of how he would achieve this, but it became crystal clear when he was 16 years old. Sitting in the audience at a horsemanship clinic, he knew within the first fifteen minutes that horsemanship and teaching was his calling.

Since then he has been changing people's lives through his weekly television show, instruction of clinics nationwide and special appearances at large expos. He still carries with him the passion and conviction he had as a young boy. Living his life on horseback has proven to be the ultimate way for McNabb to reach out to people and their horses.

Ken creates a unique environment where each horse is trained using gentle methods and the rider is coached to become their personal best. Ken's commitment to strong family values and patriotism, help make him the kind of speaker/trainer people enjoy.

In 2007, Ken competed in and won the Colt Starting Challenge at the Mane Event Expo in Vancouver , WA . In 2008, he competed at the prestigious Road to the Horse competition in Murfreesboro, TN against Chris Cox, Tommy Garland and Mike Kevil. In typical Ken McNabb style he won over spectators with his good natured approach and ability to develop a very aggressive colt into a willing partner. In October of 2008, Ken won the Trainers Challenge Colt Starting Competition in Chilliwack , BC Canada , beating out Charles Wilhelm and three time champion, Doug Mills, from Canada. He is slated to return to Road to the Horse as a competitor alongside Craig Cameron and returning winner Richard Winters at the March 2010 event.

Together, Ken, his wife DeeDee, and their two young sons Kurt and Trent live near Cody , Wyoming where they are dedicated as a family to teaching others to dream bigger, ride taller and live happier.

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Horseowners Win the War on Flies Thanks to Pyranha's Easy-to-Install SprayMaster™ Automatic Insect Control Barn System Kit

HOUSTON , TX - Is your enthusiasm for summer dampened by your barn's fly problem? Say goodbye to your fly woes and say hello to Pyranha's new SprayMaster Automatic Insect Control Barn System Kit. A few hours project for even the most mechanically challenged do-it-yourselfer, the kit contains everything needed to install the system in a standard four stall horse barn. Once installed, the system automatically protects your barn from flying insects by dispensing a fine mist of insecticide at specific intervals through special spray nozzles. The result is a state of the art, hassle-free solution to the control of harmful flying and biting insects in and around your barn.

The complete four stall barn kit includes a motor, solid state electronic timer, 1/2 horsepower electric motor-driven pump, a 55 gallon drum, eight nozzles, 160 feet of tubing, fasteners (for tubing and nozzles), and a 2.5-gallon 1-10 HP Concentrate System Fill. Nozzles cover a 12'x12' area. For those with larger facilities, the SprayMasterT System is expandable to 50 stalls, with the addition of nozzle kits (five nozzles and 100 feet of tubing).

Included is your first fill of Pyranha's signature 1-10 HP Concentrate, the industry leading fly system concentrate. Its premium formulation has set the bar for effective automatic flying insect control in horse barns and provides quick knockdown and long lasting protection against a broad range of harmful biting insects including: horn flies, deer flies, stable flies, bott flies, face flies, midges, mosquitoes and more.

Trusted by horse owners and professionals, Pyranha has been a leader in insect control for more than 40 years. For more information on the SprayMaster™ System Kit and Pyranha's full line of fly control products, call 1-800-231-2966.


Houston , TX Pyranha-the most trusted name in topical horse care-announces the release of its most innovative insect repellent to date, all-natural Zero-Bite.

Zero-Bite contains zero chemical pesticides. Zero! Its bug-fighting power comes from Geraniol, an oil derived from Mother Nature's own flowery fly deterrent, the geranium.

Geraniol is processed from the geranium, naturally refined and combined with other oils, including coconut oil and wintergreen oil, to produce the main body of Zero-Bite. The oils are then suspended in more than 90 percent water, so Zero-Bite is neither oily nor greasy!

For years, horse owners have had no choice but to protect their animals from biting bugs with synthetic insecticides. With Zero-Bite, horse lovers now have a safe, non-toxic alternative to traditional fly sprays and wipes.

Although it is harmless to your horse, Zero-Bite is effective against insects. It is proven to be extremely effective against flies and other flying and biting insects.

If you're looking for a natural way to keep your horse pest-free this summer, Zero-Bite has you covered. Pyranha's Zero-Bite: The new gold-and green-standard in equine insect repellents.

Find Zero-Bite and the rest of the Pyranha line wherever quality equine healthcare items are sold.

Pyranha Announces New Water-Based Fly Spray Formula

Just in time for this summer's fly season, Pyranha has announced a new long-lasting water based fly spray formula.

Pyranha's Equine Spray & Wipe for horses goes on easily and protects your horses from biting flies, mosquitoes and gnats for up to 30 days. This unique and longer lasting new product is water based and helps repel dirt and dust. Many other products are oil based and may repel flies, but quickly attract dirt. It also has an added fragrance to make application pleasant.


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